Tahoe Citizen Science App

Lake Tahoe Smartphone App Lets Casual Beach-Goers Do Science Research

Researchers at Lake Tahoe are enlisting tourists and other beach-goers to record their observations and photographs on a new smartphone app to help scientists better understand the lake’s environmental conditions.

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VIDEO: Half Moon Bay Paddleboarder Encounters Humpback Whale

The whale came within a paddle’s length of Vivian Guzman.



Highway 101 In Burlingame To Be Shut Down Sunday Night For Emergency Repairs Due To Downed Power Lines

Highway 101 in Burlingame was closed in both directions until about 4:30 p.m. Saturday for emergency repairs causing a traffic nightmare. Now it’s slated for closure again on Sunday.


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Shark Tries To Bite Surfer In Morro Bay

Beaches along the Central Coast were shut down after a shark nearly took a bite out a surfer Saturday morning.


Hammerhead shark swims underneath a kayak. (CBS)

Aggressive Hammerhead Shark Circles Kayakers Prompting Closure Of SoCal Beach

The sighting was caught on camera by a kayaker and prompted lifeguards to evacuate the waters and close the beach to thousands of swimmers for 24 hours.


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Lost Hiker With 2 Broken Legs Survives 9 Days Crawling In Wilderness

A Sacramento county woman is recovering tonight after spending nine days lost in the wilderness with broken bones, crawling, surviving on creek water.


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Body Found On Trail In Berkeley’s Tilden Park

A park user reported the male body to the East Bay Regional Park District police at about 3 p.m. on the Packrat Trail.


San Quentin State Prison (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Inmate Visits Cancelled At San Quentin Due To Case Of Legionnaires Disease

Visiting time for family members of prisoners at San Quentin in Marin County has been halted this weekend as health and prison officials investigate a case of Legionnaires disease.


A perigee moon, or supermoon, rises behind wind turbines.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Heads Up! There’s A Supermoon Tonight

The moon will look bigger, brighter and fuller Saturday night. That’s because it’s a supermoon.


A Fresno man saved a baby trapped inside this burning SUV. (CBS)

Fresno Man Rescues Baby From Burning SUV

A man in Fresno didn’t think twice when he heard a baby’s cries coming from a burning SUV.


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U.S. President Barack Obama receives a San Francisco Giants jersey after welcoming the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Giants At The White House III

U.S. President Barack Obama welcomes the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in last year’s World Series.

Bay to Breakers 2015

Bay to Breakers 2015

Photos of the 104th annual Bay to Breakers footrace in San Francisco

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